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Staring into an image, trying to see what is different aside from the color, but everything is exactly the same? Yes, it is the same image, they only changed the color, but how? 
These are 3 different ways you can easily do that trick using Photoshop. 

Camera raw filter method

Step 1: Import your image into Photoshop

Step 2: Standing on the image layer, go to FIlter, then Camera Raw Filter

Step 3: In the right side, select the HSL Adjustments icon

Step 4: In the Hue tab, you will select the color you want to change in your image. In this case, we are going to change the red cardigan of the person. We start moving the reds and adjusting it like we want it. 

Step 5: Now in the Saturation tab, we keep on working in the reds and oranges, until we get the color we want.

Step 6: In the Luminance tab, we also use the reds and oranges to adjust, then click OK for final results. You can choose the color you want.

Solid color layer method

Step 1: Import your image into Photoshop.

Step 2: Click on the Object Selection Tool

Step 3: Select the object you want to change, draw a rectangle and Photoshop will then use a machine learning technology to select the part. If it selected something you didn’t want, then holding ALT + dragging the mouse to deselect. Until you have only what you wish to change color.

Step 4: Click on the create a group icon, located in the bottom right corner. 

Step 5: Standing on the group layer, create a new layer mask

Step 6: Standing in that layer, create a new Solid Color layer.

Step 7: The color window will pop out, choose the new color you want.

Step 8: After choosing the new color, click on blending mode drop down menu. 

Step 9:  The last four options is to control the Hue, Saturation, Color and luminosity. To match both the Hue and Saturation, choose Color

Step 10: After applying the blending mode, create a new Levels layer to adjust the brightness.

Step 11: Standing on the levels adjustment layer, in the properties panel you will use the Hightlight slighter to brighten, use the mid point slider to increase contrast. And keep on adjusting it until you have reached the shadows and color you want. 

Final result.

Color range method

Step 1: Import your image into Photoshop

Step 2: Go to Select then choose Color range.

Step 3: The color range panel will appear, with the eyedropper tool, choose the main color you want to change. In this case we will choose the yellow of the flowers.

Step 4: After choosing your color, in the black screen, your selection will appear. If you think some objects are missing from your selection, move the fuzziness and drag it until you see more of the desired selection, then click OK. 

Step 5: Standing on the image layer, create a new Hue/Saturation layer. 

Step 6: The Hue/Saturation properties panel will come up, you will adjust the hue, saturation and lightness until you get the desired color for your selection. 

Final image with white flowers instead of yellow.

Which of these 3 ways do you like the most? Which other way of changing color do you know? Comment down below! 

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